Nature Presentation: Going to Bat for New York’s Bats
Wave Hill House
Like it or love it, New York State is home to nine species of bats. How many live in New York City? And where do they go in the winter? Bat conservationist and citizen scientist Danielle Gustafson reveals the winter survival strategies of bats in the Big Apple and beyond. Hear the latest research about a devastating disease called the white-nose syndrome, which has killed millions of North American bats, and find out why bats are so beneficial to the environment. Gain a new appreciation for these misunderstood animals and find out how you can go to bat for bats with simple conservation and community science efforts. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Hibernators Hygge Weekend event.
Free with admission to the grounds.